The Washington Redskins have released DL Terrell McClain, who played only one sub-par year in Washington.
I panned the signing at the time, writing that the former Dallas Cowboy was a mediocre player who was given far too much money, four years and $21 million. The writing was on the wall after McClain’s poor 2017 season, when the team renegotiated his contract to remove his guaranteed base salary for 2018. McClain will count $3.75 million against the salary cap this season, unless the Redskins make it a post-June 1 designation, allowing them to take part of the hit in 2019.
The Redskins did not have to renegotiate a contract for A.J. Francis, who had no guaranteed money for 2018, so the team just cut him today, as well.